Team leader and senior charge nurse in our Emergency Department, Mithun Thampi, has helped a young man in his early thirties who went into cardiac arrest at a leisure centre, while on duty with Essex Police as a special constable.
Mithun was on police duty with another officer, when he attended to a man who had collapsed at a sports leisure centre and was in cardiac arrest.
The man had been te...
Consultant Jeremy Rabouhans and his interventional radiology team are Basildon’s team of the month.
Dr Rabouhans came into work to attend to a 75-year-old gentlemen who was seen previously in our emergency department two days prior. The patient returned with ongoing bleeding and was seen by a Consultant Surgeon in A&E.
He underwent upper gastro -intestinal endoscopy followed by a CT...
Cathrine Robinson is taking a break from her day job at Waitrose in Billericay to do a secondment as a volunteer in Basildon Hospital’s Breast Care Unit.
Cathrine was a stage-three breast cancer care patient in 2015, and wanted to give back to the team after completing her treatment programme.
As an employee of Waitrose, the John Lewis Partnership provided the opportunity for her to do a volun...
Basildon Hospital’s paediatric department has wona major accolade at this year’s East of England Paediatrics Awards Night. The event which took place at the prestigious Frank Lee Centre, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital on February 8 was a great success.
The Paediatric Awards for Training Achievements (PAFTAs) were introduced for paediatric doctors and teams that go a...
(L-R) Laura Ryan, play team leader, with Jack Wallace and Michelle Bannister, paediatric oncology clinical nurse specialist.
Former oncology patient Jack Wallace visited the hospital on Friday 8 February to donate money he raised to support our children’s cancer unit.
Staff working at Jack’s mum’s business, The Rodwell Engineering Company based in Basildon, raised money by weari...
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